A medical mystery reveals a new host for the rat lungworm parasite

This disease can be spread by eating centipedes, frogs, snails and other creatures

Chinese red-headed centipede

COOK BEFORE EATING  The Chinese red-headed centipede (Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans) carries a parasite that can infect humans with rat lungworm disease when eaten raw.

Yasunori Koide

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